3.5 miles
Distance
303 ft
Climb
-299 ft
Descent
4,607 ft
High Point

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The pink route starts with the red and yellow routes towards the dam, but stays on jeeptrack 90% of the time. After passing Current and the beach area you will follow the banks of the lake towards the chapel. At the chapel you’ll pass through a small dip right on the edge of the lake.. Around the halfway point the trail turns away from the lake and passes the Hot air balloon field and turns left at the 4x4 track, Not long after passing the foresters house the trail turns on very short singletrack through a Bluegum forest. Now comes the only substantial climb on the trail up to the gate. From here you turn on to the driveway and follow the paved road down to base.

Detailed Description
Cradle Moon: Pink Route, 5.6km is a 3 mile popular easy route located near Muldersdrift. This mountain bike primary route can be used one direction and has a easy overall physical rating. This route includes 5 trails. This route climbs 303 ft with a max elevation of 4,607 ft then descends -299 ft.
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Trails in Route

CM0043,209 ft
CM0202,904 ft
CM022984 ft
CM Blue003243 ft
Cradle Moon Access Road2,543 ft

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  • Riding area
  • Primary Activity
    Mountain Bike
  • Other Activities
    • E-Bike
    • Hike
    • Trail Running
  • Difficulty rating
    Green
  • Route Type
    Loop
  • eBike Allowed
  • Bike type
    XC
  • Direction
    One Direction
  • Physical rating
    Easy
More Stats for Cradle Moon: Pink Route, 5.6km mountain bike route
  • Altitude min
    4,367 ft
  • Altitude start
    4,502 ft
  • Altitude end
    4,505 ft
  • Grade max
    -22.6%
  • Grade min
    15.4%
  • Distance climb
    1 mile
  • Distance down
    2 miles
  • Distance flat
    1,949 ft
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